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Luxurious Cottage Set in Beautiful Irish Countryside.

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

We welcome you to stay and enjoy our tastefully decorated and spacious Gort na gCapall luxury cottage where we have created a destination which is a real rural retreat. We value the wealth and uniqueness of our surroundings; our farm, fields, rivers and local community. It is a tranquil, safe and private place to stay, where children love the freeedom of the large lawn area and adults enjoy being close to nature in the heart of the Lakelands & Waterways Region. A short walk, cycle or drive brings you to the villages of Dromineer, Puckane, Ballycommon, Killaloe and access to Lough Derg on the River Shannon. We are located in the heart of North Tipperary and close to the shores of Lough Derg.

Are you an independent traveller looking for a holiday destination off the traditional tourist trail but in a spectacular, location and yet close to the tourist sites. Or have you a special family or sailing event on the horizon, that you would like to convene in a memorable, but central location? Do you like the sound of silence, the scents of nature and sporting & sightseeing opportunities in abundance? Would you like the space and comfort of a fantastic luxurious holiday home, with friendly advice and assistance on hand as required.

Our Cottage is an ideal base for the truly rural holiday located on 120 acre family farm in the heart of Tipperary countryside, guests are encouraged to explore the fields and experience rural life at first hand. It is a perfect base for walkers - the cottage is located on the Sli Eala walk, stop off at Hanly Tweeds, Ballyartella or have a pint or some delicious food at The Thatched Cottage, Ballycommon. Enjoy watching or our cows leaving and returning to the pasture each evening for milking and or simply soak up the genuine atmosphere created by this welcoming family.

Our cottage has been prepared to make your vacation truly memorable - high end furnishings, fully equipped cream kitchen with granite breakfast bar, microwave, cooking hob and oven, laundry room with washing machine and dryer, iron and ironing board, CD player, Radio, TVs and DVDs.

Gort na gCapall cottage at Annaghbeg, Drominner is a modern luxury home within a traditional Irish Cottage where the pace of life ambles. Three out of our four bedrooms have European King Sized beds (American Queen) which are very tastefully decorated with two en suites making your stay very comfortable. The master bedroom upstairs has a spacious walk in wardrobe and en suite with wonderful black out blinds for the ideal lie in!. We also have a king bedroom downstairs with its own en suite. Our other bedroom has twin beds dressed with crisp white linen. Our open plan living area has a beautiful open fireplace and we supply our own wood for your convenience. The seating in this area is our fine brown leather couches or indeed our window seat for dining in this area.

The Cottage is very spacious complete with Patio for al fresco dining - furniture and BBQ provided. The main bathroom of the house with its marble tiled floor has a free standing bath with separate shower. The open plan kitchen/dining/sun room area contains facilities, equipment and fittings of excellent quality and standard.

For those rainy days, a full DVD Library to choose from and also a full bookcase or indeed a game of pool on our 6' pool table to entertain the younger ones. We can also arrange a cookery demonstration locally where you get to eat the food with a glass of wine - very relaxing.

Due to its location we can provide horse treking, cycle routes, walk routes, local sport, boat trips, fishing and many more activities from which to choose from. Watch the sailboats and fishing boats come and go at the very nearby village of Dromineer. Take a trip on the lake on a 50-seater tour boat.

Alternatively, rent a small sailboat or fishing boat and go exploring on your own. The fishing in the area is great, especially for pike and trout. Local experienced fishing guides will be glad to provide instruction and local knowledge. Facilities on site include an outdoor horse gallop or a trek on a pony and trap can also be organized for the visitor who wants to see the local countryside.

Incedently Our Cottage is also located 10 miles from the famous village of Moneygall where President Obama's ancestors came from. President Obama and his wife Michelle visited this village in May 2011.

The location of the Cottage facilitates a 2 mile wallk/drive to the lakeside village of Dromineer on Lough Derg which boasts Lough Derg Yacht Club, we are 5 miles from the nearest town of Nenagh. The Cottage is located a 50 yard stroll to the walking trail of Sli Eala.

It is such an ideal setting - day trips to the Cliffs of Moher, Killarney, the Burren, or the Dingle Peninsula or a shorter day exploring the smaller quaint towns of Terryglass (on Lough Derg) and then Killaloe (on the river Shannon) both a short 15-20 minute drive and the castles in Birr and Limerick about a 40 minute drive. The M-7 (major highway) is only minutes away which cut the long day trips travel time easily by half. Vist the local Pubs for Pub-Grub ie. the Whiskey Still in Dromineer, the Thatched Cottage in Ballycommon and Larkins Pub in nearby Garrkennedy. These pubs also specialise in irish music where one can dance or indeed relax and chat the locals. Nenagh is a quaint and friendly town and just walking through the town and having coffee/tea and a ‘sweet’ in The Pantry, Country Choice or Quigley’s Bakery or visiting the butcher at Hanlons to buy wonderful local meats are all a treat.

We love having guests to stay, sharing life at our cottage, who will enjoy our friendship and a lovely place to stay.

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More Details

Owner
Jeanette Seymour
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Jeanette Seymour

As a family living and working on a rural farm, we built this wonderful cottage which is next door (100yds) to our family home. The location of this site is so scenic and as a family we enjoy the local amenities of Lough Derg and enjoy visitors to this area. My husband Stephen is a farmer and we have three children aged 15, 12 and 7.

You will not be disappointed with the local area as it is strategically located with many fantastic villages and towns nearby e.g. Terryglass, Ballycommon, Dromineer, Portumna, Nenagh to name but a few.

Jeanette Seymour purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Jeanette Seymour chose Dromineer

Gort na gCapall Cottage is also accessibble from Shannon, Dublin or Cork airport. Dublin airport the country's largest airport is 2 hrs from us and Shannon International is located just 1 hrs drive from us.

What makes this cottage unique

7 Things to see and do - Let us arrange your tee time at one of our two local golf courses or try a hand at fly fishing on Lough Derg famous for Pike, Rudd and Perch. We can arrange a trip on our pony and trap around the local area or indeed a pony trek for the more adventurous. Not for the faint hearted there is a sky diving in nearby Capparoe. For a nice Lough Derg drive, visit our local villages of Terryglass, Dromineer Garrykennedy, Killaloe to name but a few and enjoy the amenities in each village. You can also take a trip to President Obama's ancestral home in nearby Moneygall. There are many many more things to do when in this area - just let us know and we will endeavour to make your stay truly memorable!

Have a look below at some of the wonderful things that our visitors have written into our Guest Book or indeed left notes for us upon leaving the Cottage.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We immensely enjoyed our stay here at the cottage. Everything was wonderful even the weather. So peaceful and relaxing here. Thanks for all your help in answering our many questions. Only bad part is having to leave this incredible place!

Maybe some day we will come again. Thanks
Jun 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dromineer in Dromineer

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (3) Victoria Bed in cream enamel finish with real brass embellishments., Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) A travel cot is available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Luxurious Cottage Set in Beautiful Irish Countryside.
average rating of 5.0 based on 103 reviews
5

Jeanette and Stephen are amazing people that make you feel like family.

  • 5 of 5

When we return to Ireland they are definitely our first choice for accommodations. The house is a modern four bedroom three bath home with everything you will need. The setting is as gorgeous as Ireland can be. I highly recommend this venue.

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael & Co thank you for your valued booking at our cottage. It was great to be part of your wonderful surprise for your wife and glad it went well. Thank you also for the JOhn Deere gifts, much appreciated by the men in our family. Hope our paths cross again some day. Kind regards Jeanette & Stephen
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5

Beautiful property in tranquil location while still close to motorways

  • 5 of 5

Gort na gCapall was the perfect property for our group of 4 single adults. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a well appointed kitchen and dining area with everything you could need for preparing some home cooked meals. Two comfortable lounge areas and a useful laundry for long term travellers. Idyllic, peaceful country setting. We were able to relax for a few days while exploring Tipperary. It was great to come "home" each night and was also perfect for a day just lazing around. We wished we had stayed for longer and would love to return one day. Just about everything you could need in a holiday cottage and in great condition.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Nice!

  • 5 of 5

Cozy (in a modern way), comfortable, and very clean. Beautiful house!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely house that is home from home with beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time staying at this lovely house. We especially loved watching the cows walk into the fields every morning & our children loved getting up & having a game of pool whilst we were getting ready! Jeanette was extremely welcoming and gave us lots of tips on where to eat/visit & thank you for the bottle of wine that was left in the fridge - it was a lovely gesture.

Be sure to visit Killaloe, it is a lovely town & we loved the boat cruise. Our children also had such fun climbing on the inflatables on the lake in Dromineer. It was a perfect holiday setting & we will be back. Thanks So much Jeanette for sharing your lovely home for the week.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Louise and it was our pleasure having you as guests to Gort na gCapall. I hope that our paths cross again some day where you would be most welcome to our cottage. Kindest regards Jeanette
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5

A perfect home in an ideal location for as many or few outings you would like.

  • 5 of 5

There were six of us for this vacation, but the 'cottage' is so substantial that we had more room than we could have hoped for. The rural setting of the cottage is idyllic and had us looking forward to returning there after each outing. Based upon the location, we felt we were within striking distance of any point of interest.

A grocery store and several fine eating establishments are ten minutes or less away.

Jeanette our host was very helpful, not at all intrusive, and a pleasure to meet. Thank you for making our first trip to Ireland such a memorable one.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 years in a row!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd stay at this cottage. We love it! It's perfect for a large family or friends traveling together. It's beautiful inside and out. It's a perfect location if you want to travel around the southern half of Ireland. Highly recommend this cottage! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Shannon
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Whiskey Still, Thatched Cottage, Kennedys
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Rosslare
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nenagh, Birr & Portumna
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nenagh
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Whiskey Still, The Thatched Cottage
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Galway
Car: recommended

A number of activities can be pre arranged i.e. paintball activities, pony & trap tours, guided walking tours, fishing, boating, golfing and many more to choose from.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Dromineer, Ireland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
July - August
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
£791
 
 
Sept - Oct
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
£702
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£453
for 3 nights
From
£151
£756
 
 
Nov - Dec
1 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
3 night minimum stay
£453
for 3 nights
From
£151
£685
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £88.91

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